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New Website Ransomware Variant Demands $999

Ransomware has been wreaking havoc on personal computers for several years now and it was recently made public that cyber criminals were going after personal websites as well. Poorly secured or vulnerable Linux web servers have always been valuable resources for their versatility in hosting or distributing threats. Security firms DrWeb and BitDefender have i
Publish At:2015-11-25 09:55 | Read:4379 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security Threat bitcoins linux magento ransomware wordpress

Extorting money from Ashley Madison customers is actually pretty easy

In the wake of the recent Ashley Madison e-mail dump, some customers have gotten demand e-mails like this one. CloudmarkSo that begs the question: does it work? In the words of Omar Little, "Oh, indeed."Further ReadingAshley Madison hack is not only real, it’s worse than we thoughtIntimate data for more than 30 million accounts, keys to Windows domain pu
Publish At:2015-09-05 18:05 | Read:5590 | Comments:0 | Tags:Ministry of Innovation Risk Assessment Ashley Madison bitcoi

U.S. Marshalls Announce Auction of 50,000 Bitcoins Seized from Silk Road Creator

 U.S. Marshalls have announced a sealed bid auction for 50,000 Bitcoins (BTC) seized from the computers belonging to Ross Ulbricht, the creator of the underground market Silk Road.Last month, Ulbricht was found guilty of seven drug trafficking and money laundering charges in connection to his management of Silk Road. His Bitcoins will therefore go to th
Publish At:2015-02-20 19:55 | Read:2683 | Comments:0 | Tags:Latest Security News Bitcoins malware Silk Road

Evolution of Black Markets after operation Onymous

The Digital Citizens Alliance Security provided data related to the growth of dark markets like Evolution after the operation Onymous operated by police. Recently law enforcement in a joint effort against cybercrime, dubbed operation Onymous, seized dozens of black markets on Tor Networks. While all the the underground marketp
Publish At:2014-11-26 23:00 | Read:4138 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cyber Crime Bitcoins black markets Cybercrime drug Evolution

How hackers are exploiting vulnerable DVRs to conduct illegal activities

Security experts discovered a new malware that targets DVR and other Internet of Things devices recruiting them for different illegal activities. DVR, abbreviation for Digital Video Recorders systems, from Hikvision firm are affected by vulnerabilities that allow an attacker to hack them remotely. Digital Video Recorders are s
Publish At:2014-11-24 17:00 | Read:4040 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cyber Crime Hacking Malware ARM Bitcoins botnet Cybercrime D

Phishers pose as Cloudhashing to steal your Bitcoins

Bitcoins and Bitcoin mining are a very captivating subject for anyone interested in the popular digital currency. There are always new developments and a touch of mystery (last week we heard rumours that someone was threatening to expose Bitcoin founder Satoshi Nakamoto). A few days ago I was forwarded a suspicious email that appeared to be sent from Cloudha
Publish At:2014-09-13 05:20 | Read:3366 | Comments:0 | Tags:Fraud/Scam Alert bitcoin bitcoins cloudhashing phish phishin

ITsecurity Daily News: 09/10/2014

ITsecurity Daily News: 09/10/2014 The ITsecurity daily security briefing: Wednesday, September 10, 2014.If you find this security briefing useful, please spread the word via social media. If you have any comments or recommendations, please email kevtownsend at gmail dot com.NewsPapers/
Publish At:2014-09-10 13:30 | Read:5719 | Comments:0 | Tags:News Apple 6 backdoor bitcoins Facebook GOTROOT Home Depot I

ITsecurity Daily News: 09/05/2014

ITsecurity Daily News: 09/05/2014 The ITsecurity daily security briefing: Friday, September 5, 2014.If you find this security briefing useful, please spread the word via social media. If you have any comments or recommendations, please email kevtownsend at gmail dot com.NewsPapers/Repo
Publish At:2014-09-05 09:10 | Read:5058 | Comments:0 | Tags:News Apple bitcoins CryptoLocker Europol FireEye Microsoft T

ITsecurity Daily News: 08/20/2014

ITsecurity Daily News: 08/20/2014 The ITsecurity daily security briefing: Wednesday, August 20, 2014.If you find this security briefing useful, please spread the word via social media. If you have any comments or recommendations, please email kevtownsend at gmail dot com.NewsPapers/Rep
Publish At:2014-08-20 20:50 | Read:9754 | Comments:0 | Tags:News AOL bitcoins CRO encryption HADOOP Haka Heartbleed Linu

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